Recent externally funded awards


September – October 2021

Includes grants, contracts and subcontracts awarded to KU-Lawrence investigators from external sponsors. 

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Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Kingston, NealEducational Psychology / Achievement & Assessment InstituteProject Lead the Way Inc.PLTW End-of-course Assessment System$5,531,762
Subramaniam, BalaChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial CatalysisNational Science FoundationRII Track-2 FEC: Advanced Manufacturing of Renewable and Recyclable Polymers$4,000,000
Byers, KaelaSocial WelfareAdministration For Children & FamiliesUniversal Prevention for Strong and Thriving Families (Family Strong)$3,747,804
Bever, JamesEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchDonald Danforth Plant Science CenterBII: New Roots for Restoration: Integrating Plant Traits, Communities, and the Soil Ecosphere to Advance Restoration of Natural and Agricultural Systems$3,019,557
Kamatuka, NgondiAchievement & Assessment InstituteU.S. Department of EducationProject SEMILLA (Supporting Educators, Math Instructors, and Language Learners for Advancement)$2,440,034
Sathyamoorthi, ShyamMedicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Institutes of HealthTethered aza-Wacker Technology for Complex Antibiotic Assembly$1,864,708
Paden, JohnCenter for Remote Sensing of Ice SheetsOregon State UniversityCenter for OLDest Ice EXploration (COLDEX)$1,695,634
Hasiuk, FranciszekKansas Geological SurveyU.S. Department of EnergyCritical Minerals in Coaly Strata of the Cherokee-Forest City Basin$1,585,000
Straughn, MaryCelkaSpencer Museum of ArtU.S. Department of EducationPEAK: Partners in Education Across Kansas$1,450,585
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment InstituteNew Hampshire Department of EducationNH DLM: 21-24 Operational/Testing (ELA, Math, Science) + Science Development + Additional Services$1,350,900
Vakser, IlyaComputational BiologyNational Institutes of HealthIntegrated Resource for Protein Recognition Studies$1,307,243
Dean, EvanLife Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesKansas Self-determined Transition Employment Partnership (K-STEP): Youth-led Systems Change for Enhanced Transition and Employment Outcomes$1,125,000
Counts, JacquelineAchievement & Assessment InstituteKansas Department for Children & FamiliesDCF ARPA Planning and Support$1,092,329
Kondyli, AlexandraCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringNational Science FoundationSCC-CIVIC-FA Track A: Connecting Underrepresented Youths with Employment Opportunities$1,000,000
Hefty, PhillipMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKansas Board of RegentsChemical Biology of Infectious Disease – Phase II (KBOR FY 2022) $625,000
Hall, JeanLife Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesUsing the National Survey on Health and Disability Panel to Document the COVID-19 Pandemic Experiences of Working-age Americans with Disabilities$600,000
Dean, EvanLife Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesKansas Self-determined Transition Taskforce: Moving Forward to Enhance Transition Outcomes$562,500
Smith, JonKansas Geological SurveyU.S. Geological SurveyGeologic Mapping in Kansas for FY21$517,950
Akin, RebeccaSocial WelfareAdministration For Children & FamiliesKansas Invests in Families (KInvest)$500,000
Crossfield, IanPhysics & AstronomyUniversity of California Santa CruzFollow the Volatiles: Tracing Chemical Species Relevant to Habitability from Proto-planetary Disks to Exoplanet Atmospheres$456,413
Sack, SaraLife Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesKansas State Plan for Assistive Technology$449,207
Shiflett, MarkChemical & Petroleum EngineeringU.S. Army Corp of EngineersNovel 3D-printed Zeolite Passive Samplers Enabling Fast and Reliable Measurements of PFAS in Complex Environmental Matrices (EL-32)$381,709
Robinson, JenniferChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Institutes of HealthBiomaterial Technologies for Interrogating Sex Differences in Tissue Repair and Homeostasis$370,780
Lovell, ScottHiguchi Biosciences CenterSeattle Children's HospitalStructural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease$366,427
Crossfield, IanPhysics & AstronomyNational Science FoundationIsotopic and Elemental Abundances in Stars and Planets$334,252
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment InstituteKansas Department of Health & Environment Kansas Maternal and Child Health Services integration: DAISEY Design & Implementation$289,993
Counts, JacquelineAchievement & Assessment InstituteIowa Department of Public HealthIowa MIECHV Quality Improvement 2022$254,118
Seo, HyunjinJournalism / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchKansas Health FoundationKansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative$249,857
Tapia Takaki, Jesus DanielPhysics & AstronomyNational Science FoundationNSF Accelnet: Inter-American Network of Networks of Quantum Chromo-dynamics Challenges$249,222
Huang, ChengAerospace EngineeringCombustion Research & Flow Technology Inc.Multiphysics Modeling of Dynamic Combustion Processes$208,500
Schoeneich, ChristianPharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterEli Lilly & CompanyMechanistic Understanding of Polysorbate 20/80 Oxidation Due to Potential Process-related Impurities in Biologic Drug Product$200,000
Smith, AdamPharmacology & ToxicologyKinoxis TherapeuticsA Novel Pharmacological Approach to Treat Social Anxiety$188,969
Rosenblum, BrianLibraries / Hall Center for the HumanitiesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesThe Public Digital Humanities: An Institute for Academic/Community Collaborations$185,005
Leuschen, CarltonElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice SheetsNASASupplemental Funding for Integration of the Snow Radar onto a Long-endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Thickness Measurements of Snow over Sea Ice and Land Ice$153,563
Mitchiner, MelindaLife Span InstituteOregon Department of EducationOregon Aspiring Leaders Summer Institute$142,500
Sturm, BelindaOffice of Research / Civil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Monitoring (Patterson Foundation Funds)$125,000
Look, KurtKansas Geological SurveyKansas Department of Revenue2021-2023 Kansas OnLine Automated Reporting (KOLAR) Project$122,000
Darwin, DavidCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringOklahoma Department of TransportationBond Behavior of Epoxy-coated Reinforcing Bars in Non-proprietary UHPC$116,834
Wilson, BlakeKansas Geological SurveyU.S. Geological SurveyMaintain and Expand Existing Kansas-based Data Services to the NGWMN, 2021-2022$116,261.70
McCormick, PatrickElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterWright Brothers InstituteFrequency Diverse Array Receive Algorithm Development$110,000
Layzell, AnthonyKansas Geological SurveyU.S. Geological SurveyPennsylvanian Stratigraphic Nomenclature Reconciliation in the Midcontinent$101,781
Cizek, MeghanAchievement & Assessment InstituteCasey Family ProgramsKansas Thriving Families, Safer Children$100,009
Harris, TheodoreKansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchKansas Water OfficeSediment Coring for HAB Trends at Tuttle and Waconda Reservoirs$100,000
Mosconi, MatthewApplied Behavioral Science / Life Span InstituteNational Institutes of HealthLateralization of Sensorimotor Behavior and Cortical-cerebellar Networks in Autism$88,278
Rice, MabelSpeech-Language-Hearing / Life Span InstituteAmira Learning Inc.An Innovative Screener for Reading and SLI Targeting Kindergarten through 3rd-grade Students$84,671
Wilson, BlakeKansas Geological SurveyKansas Water OfficeUpdate of the GMD #3 Groundwater Flow Model$80,000
McCart, AmyLife Span InstituteOklahoma State Department of EducationAWARE-SEA (2021-2022)$79,522
Lovell, ScottHiguchi Biosciences CenterKansas State UniversitySmall-molecule Inhibitors Against 3C-like Protease of SARS-CoV-2$75,750
Hale, RichardAerospace EngineeringWichita State UniversityKansas National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program: Opportunities in NASA STEM FY 2020-2024$75,729
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentCommunity Health Access Section Kansas Statewide Farmworker Health Program Evaluation$71,956
Cizek, MeghanAchievement & Assessment InstituteDouglas County, KansasDouglas County, Kansas and City of Lawrence, Kansas Homelessness Needs Assessment$71,525
Blakemore, JamesChemistry / Center for Environmentally Beneficial CatalysisChevron Phillips Chemical CompanyRedox Behavior of Catalysts for Olefin Oligomerization 3: Joint Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Studies$69,000
Yi, RichardPsychology / Life Span InstituteHenry Ford Health SystemReducing Maternal Delay Discounting as a Target Mechanism to Decrease Harsh Parenting and Improve Child Mental Health Outcomes in a Traditionally Underserved Community$66,531
Cheong, So-MinGeography & Atmospheric ScienceNational Science FoundationRAPID | Infrastructural Failures and the Role of the Built Environment: The Case of the Winter Storm in Houston, Texas$65,000
Bailey, BethHistory / Hall Center for the HumanitiesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesThe U.S. Army and "The Problem of Race" during the Vietnam Era$60,000
Schieberle, MistyEnglish / Hall Center for the HumanitiesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesPatriarchy, Politics, and Christine de Pizan's Influence on English Literature, 1400-1478$60,000
Guo, LanHiguchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteMitochondrial DNA Stress and STING-dependent Microglial Activation in Alzheimer's Disease$60,000
Johnson, RachelInternational AffairsU.S. Department of EducationFulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award$55,214
Alian, MohammadElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignDevelopment of PIM and AXDIMM Ecosystem$54,743
Sturm, BelindaOffice of Research / Civil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Monitoring (CARES Funds)$52,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular BiosciencesKU Medical Center Research InstituteADC Development Awards: Aging in a C. elegans Model of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias$47,900
Wilson, BlakeKansas Geological SurveySouthwest Kansas Groundwater Management, District #3Water Use and Climate Evaluation Service to Irrigators for Drought Resiliency in Southwest Kansas$45,450
Murray, AngelaAchievement & Assessment InstituteJRP Consulting Research Inc.Montessori Library Project$43,961
Yi, RichardPsychology / Life Span InstituteHenry Ford Health SystemImproving Delay Discounting to Decrease Harsh Parenting among Parents Receiving Substance Use Treatment in a Low-resource Community$42,472
Ecker-Lyster, MeghanAchievement & Assessment InstituteWichita State UniversityWSU Southeast Wichita GEAR UP Project Evaluation$40,000
Raley, SheidaSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteUniversity of California, Los AngelesCommunity-based Self-determination Intervention to Enhance Goal Setting and Attainment Targeting Employment, Postsecondary Education, Community Participation, and Physical Health Outcomes$39,905.77
Burkhardt, CrystalPharmacy PracticeKU Medical Center Research InstituteRemote Monitoring and Virtual Collaborative Care for Hypertension Control to Prevent Cognitive Decline$39,826
Dixon, DanMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteColon Cancer Chemoprevention through Inhibition of Exportin 1 (XPO1)$35,000
Scouffas, AntheaLied CenterNational Endowment for the ArtsKU Powwow & Indigenous Cultures Festival$35,000
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchKansas Department of RevenueResearch Services to the Governor's Council on Tax Reform$34,141
Rankey, EugeneGeologyKansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates ConsortiumGeophysical Characterization of Impacts of Pore-network Geometry from Dissolution and Precipitation in Carbonate Rocks$31,024
Johnson, JayGeography & Atmospheric Science / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchInstitutional: Major Project Planning GrantPathways to Native Environmental STEM Education$30,178
Blunt, ShannonElectrical Engineering & Computer ScienceJohns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryMultistatic Radar Waveforms$30,000
Murray, AngelaAchievement & Assessment InstituteWend II Inc.Montessori Research Retreat$29,958
LaPierre, TraceySociologyUniversity of Missouri, Kansas CityKansas City Quality & Value Innovation Consortium: Opioid Project$29,143
Harris, TheodoreKansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchCity of Paola, KansasMonitoring Water Quality in Lake Miola, Kansas$25,991
Patterson, MeaganEducational Psychology / Achievement & Assessment InstituteTexas Woman's UniversityNegotiation in Children: Identifying Gender Differences in a Key Leadership Skill$25,900
Rice, MabelSpeech-Language-Hearing / Life Span InstituteAmira Learning Inc.An Innovative Screener for Reading and SLI Targeting Kindergarten through 3rd-grade Students$25,378
Gardner, SaraAchievement & Assessment InstituteKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentBackbone Support Child Care Startup Grants$25,272
Lieberman, BruceEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Biodiversity InstituteNatural History Museum of Los Angeles CountyDigitization PEN | Collaborative Research: The Cretaceous World Connecting the Cretaceous Seas of North America$24,850
Cushing, ChristopherApplied Behavioral Science / Life Span InstituteKU Medical Center Research InstituteDevelopment and Pilot Testing of My Plan, a Personalized Health Intervention for Adolescent Obesity$24,600
Fleming, KandaceLife Span InstituteKU Medical Center Research InstituteRural Disparities in Pediatric Obesity: The iAmHealthy Intervention$23,035.45
Macdonald, StuartMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterK-INBRE Institutional FundsLinking Genomic Physiological and Behavioral Responses to Copper Stress$22,800
Chao, HaiyangAerospace Engineering / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice SheetsGeorgia State UniversitySmart and Safe Prescribed Burning for Rangeland and Farmland Communities$22,630
Jen, SarahSocial WelfareKU Medical Center Research InstituteADC Developmental Awards | Psychosocial Adjustment and Coping: A Comparison of Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Non-Hispanic White Individuals Living with Dementia$21,639
McCoy, KellyKansas Fire & Rescue Training InstituteU.S. Department of Homeland SecurityState Fire Training Systems Grant FY22$20,000

 

Previous awards

Includes grants, contracts and subcontracts awarded to KU-Lawrence investigators from external sponsors. 

Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Hefty, PhillipMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Institutes of HealthChemical Biology of Infectious Disease$11,348,826
Kamatuka, NgondiAchievement & Assessment InstituteU.S. Department of EducationUniversity of Kansas Talent Search$2,585,135
Levy, MichelleSocial WelfareHealth Resources & Service AdministrationIntegrated Health Scholars: Partnerships to Advance Practice$1,865,242
Kamatuka, NgondiAchievement & Assessment InstituteU.S. Department of EducationUniversity of Kansas Student Support Services$1,834,160
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment InstituteOklahoma State Department of EducationOklahoma State Department of Education$1,649,729
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment InstituteMissouri Department of Elementary & Secondary EducationMissouri DLM: 21-22 Operational/Testing (ELA, Math, Science) + Additional Services$1,622,933
Kamatuka, NgondiAchievement & Assessment InstituteU.S. Department of EducationUniversity of Kansas Educational Opportunity Center$1,565,655
Kamatuka, NgondiAchievement & Assessment InstituteU.S. Department of EducationUniversity of Kansas EOC Leavenworth-Franklin County$1,363,765
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment InstituteNew Mexico Public Education DepartmentNew Mexico DLM: 21-22 Operational/Testing (ELA, Math, Science) + Science Development + Additional Services$957,107
Wu, XiaoqingHiguchi Biosciences CenterU.S. Department of DefenseTargeting RNA-binding Protein HuR as a Novel Therapy for Lethal Prostate Cancer$892,342
Forbush, KelsiePsychology/Life Span InstituteNational Institutes of HealthSmart Technology for Anorexia Nervosa Recovery: A Pilot Intervention for the Post-acute Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa$709,694
Pleskac, TimothyPsychology / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchNational Science FoundationModeling the Dynamics of Belief Formation: Towards a Computational Understanding of the Timing and Accuracy of Probability Judgments$692,123
Paden, JohnCenter Remote Sensing of Ice SheetsNational Science FoundationCollaborative Research: EarthCube Capabilities: Open Polar Radar (OPoRa) Software and Service$671,051
Colella, JocelynEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Biodiversity InstituteNational Science FoundationCSBR: Rehousing of the Mammal Collection at the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute$645,647
Shogren, KarrieLife Span InstituteUniversity of Texas-AustinThe Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction for Reading (SDLMI-R): Improving Outcomes of Upper Elementary Students with or At-Risk for Reading Disability$624,589
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment InstituteWest Virginia Department of EducationWest Virginia DLM: 2021-2022 Operational/Testing (ELA, Math, Science)$618,000
Kim, TaejoonElectrical Engineering & Computer SciencePurdue UniversityDistributed Spectrum Scenario Fusion and Compression$597,776
Dhar, PrajnaparamitaChemical & Petroleum EngineeringNational Science FoundationRET Site: Inquiry-driven Engineering Activities using Bioengineering Examples (IDEA-BioE)$586,645
Raff, JenniferAnthropology / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchNational Science FoundationInvestigating the Genetic History of the Central and Southern Plains$460,000
Billings, SharonEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchNational Science FoundationCollaborative Research: How Roots, Regolith, Rock and Climate Interact over Decades to Centuries – The R3-C Frontier$432,634
Picking, WendyPharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Institutes of HealthA Vaccine Specifically Targeting T3SS-negative Pseudomonas aeruginosa$416,625
Hardy, SaralynSpencer Museum of ArtNational Endowment for the HumanitiesRevisioning the Spencer Museum of Art's Collection Galleries$400,000
Miao, YinglongMolecular BiosciencesNational Science FoundationA Public Workflow for Predicting Peptide-binding Structures$364,812
Bourque, KatherineLife Span InstituteNational Institutes of HealthExploring Predictors of Response to a Peer-mediated Communication Intervention for Minimally Verbal Preschoolers with ASD$343,109
Yun, HeechulElectrical Engineering & Computer ScienceNational Science FoundationCollaborative Research: CPS: Medium: Real-time Criticality-Aware Neural Networks for Mission-critical Cyber-Physical Systems$321,379
Irvin, DwightLife Span InstituteOhio State UniversityLeveraging Sensing Systems in Early Education: Transforming Understanding of Critical Features of Young Children's Classroom Experiences$318,010
Chan, Wai-LunPhysics & AstronomyNational Science FoundationControlling Exciton Dynamics at Interfaces Using Moire Potentials$310,309
Gonzalez, VictorUndergraduate Biology Program / Biodiversity InstituteNational Science FoundationCollaborative Research: Digitization TCN: Extending Anthophila Research through Image and Trait Digitization (Big-Bee)$309,216
Gaumer Erickson, AmyCenter for Research on Learning / Life Span InstituteTennessee Department of EducationTennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) Evaluation$302,000
Carta, JudithLife Span InstituteHealth Resources & Service AdministrationBridging the Word Gap Research Network$300,000
Stearns, LeighGeology / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice SheetsNational Science FoundationEAGER: Extending Greenland Glacier Observations using Newly Discovered Aerial Photographs$299,943
Houts, MichaelKansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchInformation Network of KansasDeveloping the Nested Hexagon Framework as a Multiscale Annotate Geospatia Index for Kansas Datasets$277,605
Gleason, JenniferEcology & Evolutionary BiologyNational Science FoundationMCA: New Directions in Female Aggression Research$269,468
Unckless, RobertMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Science FoundationEAGER: Toward a Tractable Genetic Model of DNA Virus – Drosophila Interaction$253,573
Hardy, SaralynSpencer Museum of ArtInstitute of Museum & Library ServicesStrengthening Digital Platforms for Teacher, Learning, and Exploration$250,000
Koch, LisaTransportation Research CenterKansas Department of TransportationTechnical Services for the Kansas Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP)$204,998
Barton, JaredSocial WelfareWyoming Department of Family ServicesWyoming ROM FY2022 & 2023$200,645
Johnson, MathewMathematicsNational Science FoundationModulations of Periodic Waves in Applied Mathematics$198,000
Stanislavova, MilenaMathematics / EconomicsNational Science FoundationInfinite-dimensional Dynamical Systems: Stability and Long-time Behavior$197,000
Everman, ElizabethMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterNational Institutes of HealthLinking Genomic, Physiological and Behavioral Responses Using a Drosophila Model of Heavy Metal Stress$180,000
Husic, AdminCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringJohnson County Public Works Stormwater ManagementIdentifying the Source of Sediment for Targeted Best Management Practices in Urban and Rural Areas of Johnson County$159,250
Neidert, PamelaApplied Behavioral ScienceGoodlife Innovations Inc.KU/GoodLife Contract: Center for Applied Behavior Analysis (CABA) 2021-2022$149,903
Brook, JoannaSocial WelfareOklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance AbuseOklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 3: Program Evaluation$148,000
Murray, AngelaAchievement & Assessment InstituteShared Presence FoundationUnderstanding Early Educational Experiences of Adults with Demonstrated Entrepreneurial Tendencies$137,760
Bardas, AlexandruElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterNational Security Agency2021 GenCyber: University of Kansas$136,244
Unruh, KathrynLife Span InstituteKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE DRPP: Cortical-striatal Correlates of Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder$113,595
Collado, AnahiLife Span InstituteKU Medical Center Research InstituteWorking Memory Training as a Pretreatment Adjunct to Smoking Cessation$113,041.95
Brunsell, NathanielGeography & Atmospheric SciencePerennial Agriculture Project LLCAssessing Ecohydrological Implications in Multi-cropping Perennial Systems$110,000
Stewart, DeboraKansas Geological SurveyU.S. Geological SurveyPreserving Kansas Geologic Data, Documents, Samples and Aerial Photographs; and Surveying Drill Hole/Core Holdings Relating to Critical Mineral Resources, FY 2021$109,585
Shiflett, MarkChemical & Petroleum EngineeringNational Science FoundationPlanning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Environmentally Applied Refrigerant Technology Hub (EARTH)$98,615
Britt, NicholasPharmacy PracticeShionogi Inc.Evaluation of Cefiderocol (CFDC) Activity Alone and in Combination with Tobramycin (TOB) or Amikacin (AMK) against Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas Aeriginosa in a Novel Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Sputum pH$89,419
Barton, JaredSocial WelfareConnecticut Department of Children & FamiliesConnecticut ROM FY 2022$85,000
Bever, JamesEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchPerennial Agriculture Project LLCMulti-trophic Interactions in Silphium Integrifolium: Candidate Perennial Oil Seed Crop $75,418
Forbush, KelsiePsychology / Life Span InstituteKU Medical Center Research InstituteFY 2022 Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical & Translational Science Institute$74,401
Lindeman, DavidLife Span InstituteKansas Department For Aging & Disability ServiceSoutheast Kansas Respite Care Services (SEKRS)$66,100
Gillam, RebeccaAchievement & Assessment InstitutePrairie Band Potawatomi NationSAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith Grant Implementation Support Contract: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Youth Wellness Services$63,786
Peltier, EdwardCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringCity of LawrenceKU Sampling Project at the Coblenz Marsh in Lawrence, KS$59,444
Cushing, ChristopherApplied Behavioral Science / Life Span InstituteUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonRE-PACT: Respiratory Exacerbation Plans for Action and Care Transitions for Children with Severe CP$57,488
Hanson, PaulChemistryKathera Bioscience Inc.Ess1: A Pathogenic Fungal Target for a Novel Class of Broad-spectrum Therapeutic Agents$50,000
Lemon, MichaelAchievement & Assessment InstituteUnited Way of Greater Kansas CityUnited Way Quality Matter Technical Assistance$50,000
Peterson, AndrewEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Biodiversity InstituteU.S. Department of AgricultureModeling Projects to Support and Advance$50,000
Shiflett, MarkChemical & Petroleum EngineeringNational Science FoundationTeam Iconium: Environmentally Applied Research Towards Hydrofluorocarbons$50,000
Weis, DavidChemistryMedImmune Inc.Patient Centric Drug Product Development: Investigate and Aaddress Preservative-Protein Interactions to Support Multidose Formulation Development for Biologics$50,000
Williams, SusanChemical & Petroleum EngineeringKansas Soybean CommissionExpanding Biodiesel Education and Utilization through the Kansas Biodiesel Consortium$46,703
Allgeier, AlanChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial CatalysisKansas Corn CommissionUnlocking the Potential of Chemical Derivatives in Ethanol Production$42,971
Bartlow, NoelGeologyU.S. Geological SurveyBridging the Gap between Locking and ETS in Cascadia using Geodetic Data and Viscoelastic Models: Collaborative Research with the University of Kansas and Indiana University$41,201.65
Macdonald, StuartMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Bridging Grant: A Drosophila Resource for the Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits$39,405
Hale, RichardAerospace EngineeringBoeing World HeadquartersAdditive Manufacturing of Continuous Fiber Composites for Low-cost Attritable Aircraft$35,136
Lindeman, DavidLife Span InstituteKansas Department For Aging & Disability ServiceActive Treatment Training Program: Parsons State Hospital$35,000
Rosa-Molinar, EduardoPharmacology & Toxicology / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteKUCC Spring 2021 Pilot Award: Elucidating and Disrupting De Novo GBM Tumor Cell-Neuron Synapses$35,000
Houts, MichaelKansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological ResearchDouglas County Heritage Conservation CouncilMutt Run Off-Leash Dog Park Pollinator Project$34,811
Herda, TrentHealth, Sport & Exercise ScienceNational Strength & Conditioning AssociationThe Effects of Resistance Training on Motor Unit Activity and Lipids of the Vastus Lateralis in Prepubescent Children$34,680
Schrock, StevenCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering / Transportation Research CenterKansas State University Sponsored ProgramsTraffic Assistance Services for Kansas (TASK) Program (FY 2021-2023)$33,000
Kwon, GibumMechanical EngineeringKansas Soybean CommissionSustained Irrigation of Soybean-Farm Utilizing Soybean Nanoclays as Natural Soil Additives$32,136
Lines, BrianCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringInternational Facility Management Association FoundationFM Technology Report$30,000
Kaplinger, BrianAerospace EngineeringAldrin Family FoundationProject Ianos: Past, Present, Future$29,997
Du, HengPharmacology & Toxicology / Higuchi Biosciences CenterUniversity of KansasGhrelin Resistance in Alzheimer's Disease$25,000
Johnson, MichaelChemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInez Jay FundLight-initiated Zinc Signaling in Parkinson's Disease$25,000
Picking, WilliamPharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInez Jay FundApplying Novel Approaches to Obtain the Molecular Structures of Difficult T3SS Proteins$25,000
Twombly, SusanEducational Leadership & Policy StudiesAmerican Educational Research AssociationThe Decline in Black Teachers: Causes and Effects in Postwar America$25,000
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment InstituteUniversity of IllinoisAll Our Kids Network University of Illinois IRIS Proposal (Year 4)$24,991
O'Reilly, MatthewCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringConcrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Education & Research FoundationCorrosion Loss to Cause Cracking of Concrete for A1035 Steel$21,876
MacDonald, TeresaBiodiversity InstituteInstitute of Museum & Library ServicesNatural History Mystery: Immersing Families in a Problem-solving Game Using Museum Collections$21,677
Harper, DustinGeologyColumbia UniversityParticipation of Dustin T. Harper on IODP Expedition 396$20,834
Akin, RebeccaSocial WelfareKVC KansasKVC Kansas: Kansas PTMO Evaluation$20,016
Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Smith, Sean    Special Education / Center for Research on Learning U.S. Department of Education   Project WRITE-APLM: Writing Strategies for Integrating Technology in Education with the Adaptive Professional Learning Model  $2,461,025
Levy, MichelleSocial Welfare Health Resources & Service Administration   Integrated Health Scholars: Partnerships to Advance Practice  $1,865,242
McCart, Amy Life Span Institute Office of the State Superintendent of EducationDistrict of Columbia Statewide Inclusive Professional Learning Framework and Institute Proposal $1,500,000
Desaire, Heather  ChemistryNational Institutes of Health  A Study of Race Differences in Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers  $1,123,467
Lindeman, DavidLife Span Institute  Kansas Child Care Training OpportunityStatewide Infant-Toddler Specialist Network: KCCTO-KITS Collaboration: 2021-2022$1,094,936
 
Zimmerman, Kathleen Special Education / Life Span InstituteU.S. Department of Education Enhancing Engagement: Investigating Adaptations to Commonly Used Interventions for Elementary Students with Challenging Behavior$699,085
Storkel, Holly   Speech-Language-Hearing / Life Span Institute   National Institutes of HealthDeveloping a Caregiver-administered Word Learning Treatment for Children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)$524,288
Berrie, Cindy   Chemistry National Science Foundation Elucidating Fundamental Factors Driving Self-assembly with Guided Interactions in Multicomponent Enzyme Systems using Model Nanostructured Platforms  $508,510
Thompson, Ward  Chemistry National Science Foundation   Direct Calculation of Activation Energies and Entropies for Chemical Dynamics   $464,950
Huerter, AaronInternational Programs    Institute for International Education2021 Eight-Week Humbert H. Humphery Fellowship Pre-Academic Training Program  $425,537
Graham, Maryemma English  National Endowment for the HumanitiesBlack Book Interactive Project III$316,177
Swinburne Romine, RussellAchievement & Assessment Institute / ATLASUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonItem Development for New Forms of Alternate ACCESS for ELLs (Alt ACCESS Advancing ALTELLA: Alternate Assessment Redesign$309,213
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & ResearchKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentKansas Maternal and Child Health Services Integration: DAISEY Design & Implementation  $303,630
Brunsell, NathanielGeography & Atmospheric SciencesUniversity of Minnesota  Developing and Deploying a Perennial Grain Crop Enterprise to Improve Environmental Quality and Rural Prosperity $301,640
Zhang, JiakunPolitical Science / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchUniversity of California - San DiegoComplex Linkages, Ambivalent Ties: Global Security and Economic Interdependence in the 21st Century    $200,000
Cizek, MeghanAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research    Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (CBCAP)  $199,162
Garstka, TeriAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund DAISEY Training and Technical Assistance  $184,078
Hoque, TamzidulElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology Center  National Science Foundation   Collaborative Research: SaTC: EDU: Hardware Security Education for All through Seamless Extension of Existing Curriculum$163,000
Peterson, DanaKansas Biological Survey Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism   Geographic Information System (GIS) & Remote Sensing Support Services$158,058
Gardner, Sara  Achievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research  Kansas Department of Education Sunflower Summer Program$119,583
Shogren, Karrie   Life Span Institute / KU Center on Developmental DisabilitiesUniversity of ConnecticutExploring Relationships between College and Career Readiness, Self-Determination, and Transition Planning among Adolescents with Disabilities$100,000
Kondyli, AlexandraCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of FloridaOperational Performance and Safety Effects of Arterial Weaving Sections   $100,000
Roundy, JoshuaCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    Wichita State UniversityAppendix C: SMD Earth Sciences Division: Assimilation of Satellite Data for Predicting Cyanohabs in Kansas$99,711
Rowe, NeilAchievement & Assessment InstituteKansas Department of Health & Environment KDHE Universal Home Visiting Review  $88,487
Paden, JohnElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets  Amherst CollegeMultipass and Tomography Enabled Data Products for Subsurface Characterization and Ice Sheet Model Refinement   $67,954
Rogan, ChristopherPhysics & Astronomy    Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryHigh Luminosity (HL) LHC CMS Detector Upgrade Projects MIP TIming Detector $62,000
Mendenhall, AmySocial Welfare Saint Francis Community ServicesSaint Francis Ministries IMPACT Framework: Impact Measurement for Program, Agency, and Clint Transformation$61,285
Medina, Mario  Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering Sumner County GovernmentField Testing & Validation: Thermal Energy Storage in Public and Commercial Buildings in Sumner County, Kansas for Energy Savings, Demand reduction and Flexibility$60,287
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesSupporting People with Disabilities with Vaccine Access during COVID-19 in Kansas  $59,701
Dhar, PrajnaparamitaChemical & Petroleum Engineering Bristol-Myers SquibbSurfactant Performance in Protein Formulations under Interfacial Stress  $54,967
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute / ATLASIdaho State Department of EducationInstructional Supports Project$52,840
Blunt, ShannonElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information and Telecommunication Technology CenterSandia National LaboratoriesWaveform Diversity and Signal Processing Capabilities for Radar and Multi-function Operation in Spectrally Congested, Contested, and Constrained Environments$50,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute  Model and Mode Agnostic AI Controller for VTOL Aircraft  $74,999
Zimmerman, Kathleen  Special Education / Life Span Institute  Center for Applied Science Technology  Project COaching On Learning (COOL) for UDL Implementation   $72,373
Blunt, Shannon  Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterIERUS Technologies Inc.  Quasi-orthogonal Doppler Waveform Apps $70,000
Hansen, Amy Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of Minnesota Robust Incentive Design for Sustainable Agricultural Systems  $63,681
Rogers, David Kansas Biological Survey  Kansas Department of Health & Environment  Medical Entomology Subject Matter Expert $57,455
Schultz, JerryLife Span InstituteKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSexual Violence Primary Prevention Community-based Evaluation $55,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Summer Scholars 2021-2022$48,480
Kurth, Noelle Life Span InstituteUniversity of MinnesotaResearch Training Center on HCBS Outcome Measurement (RTC/OM)$47,919
Picking, Wendy Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInventprise LLCShigella Conjugate Immunization Study$46,807
Barati Ghahfarokhi, RezaChemical & Petroleum EngineeringInfinity Energy Resources Inc.Screening and Investigation of Different EOR Methods for Future Development of Mature Oil Fields: The O/A Case Study$41,537
Li, XianglinMechanical EngineeringWichita State UniversityDesign and Development of Flexible Self-powered Energy Conversion and Storage Devices$40,000
Jackson, Yolanda Life Span InstituteNational Institutes of HealthAssessment of Traumatic Experiences Among Young Children: Examining Measurement Factors that Influence Parent Report and Predictability $38,726
Ackley, BrianMolecular BiosciencesKU Medical Center Research InstituteGenetic Examination of Variation in Microbial Pathogen Susceptibility in Caenorhabditis elegans$37,875
Azuma, Yoshiaki Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteRole of Chromosomal Protein Remodeling Function of PICH in Chromosome Segregation$37,875
DeKosky, BrandonChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Bridging Award: Molecular Identification and Precise Therapeutic Targeting of Anti-insulin B Cells in Type I Diabetes$37,875
Macdonald, StuartMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute K-INBRE Postdoctoral Award: Linking Genomic, Physiological, and Behavioral Responses to Copper Stress$37,875
Bennett, CarolineCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringFederal Highway AdministrationDwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Grants for Research Fellowship for Research Project Assignment on Steel Bridge Bearing Stiffener Detail to Avoid Constraint-Induced Fractures$35,500
Garstka, TeriAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & ResearchKansas Department for Children & FamiliesKansas Early Head Start Data Reporting System (DAISEY) FY 2022$34,202
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchChildren's Mercy Hospitals & ClinicsA Benefit-Cost Analysis Proposal: Team for Infants Exposed to Substance Abuse (TIES) Program$33,000
Bennett, CarolineCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringKansas Department of TransportationFatigue Characterization of Galvanized Welded Connections$32,042
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteKINBRE Star Trainees 2021-2022$31,815
Rankey, EugeneGeologyKICC-KS Interdisc Carbonates ConsortiumControls on Facies Bodies of Isolated Carbonate Platforms$28,542
Sathyamoorthi, ShyamMedicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInez Jay FundDevelopment of New Antibacterial Agents: A Synthesis of the Antibiotic Enacyloxin IIa for the Generation of Therapeutic Analogues$25,000
Seo, HyunjinJournalismNational Endowment for the ArtsReturning: Community-based Art Experience Involving Women in Reentry and the Public$25,000
Unckless, RobertMolecular BiosciencesK-INBRE Institutional FundsEvolving Mutualism: Rescue of a Host Embryonic Development Defect by a Parasite$25,000
Koch, LisaTransportation CenterKansas Department of TransportationKansas Innovation Summit$22,445
Bergman, PatriciaOffice of ResearchKU Medical Center Research InstituteThe Sustainable Heartland Accelerator Regional Partnership (SHARP) Hub - 2020-2021$20,654
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteAssociation of University Centers on DisabilitiesUT2 Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P)$20,000

 

Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Fry, Andrew    Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences / Achievement & Assessment Institute    KU Endowment Association    Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Kansas    $5,000,000
Counts, JacquelineAchievement & Assessment Institute    Kansas Children's Cabinet & Trust Fund    HHS/ACF Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five    $2,704,001
Boyd, Brian    Applied Behavioral Science / Life Span Institute    National Institutes of Health    Parent-implemented Treatment for Repetitive Behaviors in Children with ASD: Using a Novel Telehealth Approach to Increase Service Access    $2,477,272
Unckless, Robert    Molecular Biosciences  National Science Foundation    CAREER: The Genetic Mechanisms of Sex-ratio Meiotic Drive and Resistance    $1,050,000
Besson, David  Physics & Astronomy    University of Chicago  The Payload for Ultrahigh Energy Observations (PUEO): A Long-duration Balloon-borne Instrument for Particle Astrophysics at the Highest Energies $1,008,198
 
Wagner, Margaret  Ecology & Evolutionary Biology   National Science Foundation    RESEARCH-PGR: Genetics and Mechanisms of Microbe-dependent Heterosis    $899,970
Bever, James   Ecology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey    National Science Foundation    Collaborative Research | CSBR: Ownership Transfer: Living Stocks: International Culture Collection of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (INVAM)    $460,935
Oakley, Berl    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    National Institutes of Health    Resistance-gene-guided Genome Mining for Novel Antifungal Compounds    $437,201
Shontz, Suzanne   Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology Center  Triad National Security LLC    Nutrient Cycling and Biogeochemical Processes in Aquatic Moist-soil Unit Habitats at the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge    $400,000
Timmons, Lisa Molecular Biosciences    National Science Foundation    REU SITE: The Stressed Life of Cells   $384,630
Gillam, Rebecca  Achievement & Assessment Institute   Horizons Mental Health Center  CCBHC Expansion Grants $309,810
Noonan, Patricia Life Span Institute Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary EducationMissouri Post-secondary Success Project/ Social-emotional Learning for All  $298,422
Bartlow, Noel GeologyNational Science Foundation   Collaborative Research | Deployment of Seafloor Optical Fiber Strainmeters for the Detection of Slow Slip Events    $298,389
Nualart, David Mathematics National Science Foundation    Stochastic Calculus of Variations and Limit Theorems    $272,401
Volkin, David Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  In Vitro and in Vivo Assessments of Alum-CpG Formulations    $250,001
Billings, Sharon Ecology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey    U.S. Department of Agriculture  SitS: Collaborative Research: Soils are Signaling Shifts in Aggregate Life-cycles: What Does this Mean for Water, Carbon and Climate Feedbacks in the Anthropocene?  $236,245
Barton, Jared Social Welfare Missouri Children's Trust Fund Missouri's Children's Trust Fund's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program Evaluation    $230,954
Thompson, William  Achievement & Assessment Institute    U.S. Department of Education    Improving Software and Methods for Estimating Diagnostic Classification Models and Evaluating Model Fit    $224,996
Krause, Rachel School of Public Affairs & Administration / Institute for Policy & Social Research  National Science Foundation    Collaborative Research | Dealing with Disruption: Investigating the Micro-level Underpinnings of City Response to the Climate Crisis   $203,884
Collins, William  Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering  American Institute of Steel ConstructionInnovative Steel Deck System for Highway Bridge Applications $200,000
Hasiuk, Franciszek   Kansas Geological Survey  U.S. Department of Energy  H-2-SALT: Storing Fossil Energy as Hydrogen in Salt Caverns  $200,000
Mendenhall, Amy Social Welfare Kansas Department for Aging & Disability Services Kansas SED Waiver Assessment & Evaluation Services    $193,972
Barton, Jared Social Welfare    Iowa Department of Human Services Iowa ROM 2021 – 2026 $178,374.50
Macdonald, Stuart Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research Institute  K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core Facility 2021-2022   $159,075
Bigelow, Kathryn Life Span Institute  Kansas Department of Health & Environment Kansas MIECHV Program   $157,000
Rudnick, Gregory Physics & Astronomy    NASA    Probing Quenching in the Cosmic Web using Spatially-resolved Star Formation Maps from WISE and GALEX  $120,581
Fleming, Kandace  Life Span Institute KU Medical Center Research Institute Translating Research into School-based Practice via Small-group, Language-focused Comprehension Intervention  $109,519.35
Soper, Steven  Chemistry  KU Medical Center Research Institute    The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine    $103,413.90
McCart, Amy  Life Span Institute  Oklahoma State Department of Education Project AWARE-SEA  $99,760
McKenna, Thomas  Kansas Biological Survey  Perennial Agriculture Project LLC  Interaction of the Perennial Grain Kernza and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: Effects of Selection Pressure and Impacts on Soil Health   $95,050
Nelson, Kenneth Kansas Geological Survey  Kansas Department of Agriculture  Kansas Base Flood Elevation Portal  $88,000
Soper, Steven  ChemistryKU Medical Center Research Institute  The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine  $78,083
Keshmiri, Shawn Aerospace Engineering / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets DARcorporation  Model and Mode Agnostic AI Controller for VTOL Aircraft  $74,999
Zimmerman, Kathleen  Special Education / Life Span Institute  Center for Applied Science Technology  Project COaching On Learning (COOL) for UDL Implementation   $72,373
Blunt, Shannon  Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterIERUS Technologies Inc.  Quasi-orthogonal Doppler Waveform Apps $70,000
Hansen, Amy Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of Minnesota Robust Incentive Design for Sustainable Agricultural Systems  $63,681
Rogers, David Kansas Biological Survey  Kansas Department of Health & Environment  Medical Entomology Subject Matter Expert $57,455
Schultz, JerryLife Span InstituteKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSexual Violence Primary Prevention Community-based Evaluation $55,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Undergraduate Research Office$53,025
Fehr, Anthony Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research InstituteInvestigating Approved Therapeutics for their Ability to Inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 ADPribosylhydrolase$50,000
Shiflett, Mark Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Chromis Fiberoptics Membrane Oxygen Permeance Experiments $47,244
Brockman, JenniferSexual Assault Prevention & Education Center Kansas Department of Health & EnvironmentEvaluation of Programs at KU Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center $42,163
Murray, MichaelPhysics & Astronomy Brookhaven National Laboratory High-resolution Zero Degree Calorimetry$38,600
Picking, Wendy Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center Hafion LLC Production of a Nanoparticle Vaccine to Aid in Smoking Cessation $36,156
Farrell, Mark Medicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research Institute Potentiating the Activity of Anti-CD20 Antibodies$35,000
Dixon, Dan  Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterOregon Health & Science UniversityTargeting HuR to Improve a Synthetic Lethal Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer$34,771
Schulmeister, MarciaGeologyEmporia State University Nutrient Cycling and Biogeochemical Processes in Aquatic Moist-soil Unit Habitats at the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge $29,716
Siahaan, Teruna Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterDepartment of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Synthesis and Analysis of CCN5 PEGylated Proteins$26,750
Boskovic, Zarko Medicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteBenzoylation of Histones as a Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma $25,000
DeKosky, BrandonChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute Improved T Cell Receptor Screening for Rapid Personalized Cancer Treatments$25,000
Wang, ZhiAerospace Engineering GE Global ResearchEnhancement of Large Eddy Simulation Tool$25,000
Baer, SaraEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological SurveyKansas State UniversityLTER: Manipulating Drivers to Assess Grassland Resilience$24,943
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteAssociation of University Centers on Disabilities UT2 Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) $20,000
Hardy, SaralynSpencer Museum of Art National Endowment for the ArtsTo Support Research and Planning for the Exhibition Bold Women: Changing the World and Art $20,000

 

Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Koebley, Sarah   Achievement & Assessment Institute  U.S. Department of EducationSpecial Educator Technology-based Training of Trainers (SETTT) for Success    $2,499,986
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute    New Mexico Public Education Department    New Mexico DLM: 2020-2021 Operational/Testing (ELA,Math, Sci) + Science Development + Additional Services $957,167
Wendel-Hummell, Carrie    Social Welfare    Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality    Care and Safety Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Home-Based Long term Services and Supports    $646,620
Schrock, Steven    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering / Transportation Center  Kansas Department of Transportation 2021 Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) $600,000
Washburn, Jocelyn Life Span Institute    Las Cruces Public Schools    Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant – Las Cruces Public Schools    $579,310
McCart, AmyLife Span Institute    State of Idaho    Idaho Safe Schools, Safe Students    $470,030
Scott, Erik    History / Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies  U.S. Department of Education Fostering Global Competency and Engagement in the Heartland: The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies $426,484
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute    Maryland State Department of Education    Innovations in Science Map, Assessment, and Report Technologies (I-SMART)    $317,715
Kondyli, Alexandra Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering  U.S. Department of Transportation Inclusive Autonomous Vehicle Design for People with Cognitive Disabilities    $300,000
Yi, Richard    Psychology / Life Span Institute    Michigan State University    Minding a Mid-America Gap: NIDA/NIAAA Epidemiology Research Training for Clinical Researchers and Clinicians in Currently Under-Served Areas    $234,808
Jimenez, Pegah Naemi Achievement & Assessment Institute / Office of Research    Kansas Department of Health & Environment    Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting FY 19 Evaluation    $194,412
Forrest, Marcus    Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center National Institutes of Health    Mitochondria Targeting for Alzheimer's Disease    $189,375
Mills, Elisabeth    Physics & Astronomy    National Science Foundation    Apples to Apples: Comparing the Cores of Nearby Galaxies    $175,654
Braaten, David  Geography & Atmospheric Science / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets    University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa    Center for Remote Sensing of Snow and Soil Moisture Measurement    $174,995
Iqbal, Asif    Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Department of Agriculture    Kansas Online Water Use Report – FY2019-2022    $164,217
McCart, Amy    Life Span Institute    Idaho State Department of Education    Idaho Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education (ID-AWARE)    $154,135
Kokobobo, Ani    Slavic Languages & Literatures / Hall Center for the Humanities    The U.S. Russia Foundation    A Comprehensive Plan for Creating a Russian Studies Pipeline in Kansas High Schools  $120,008
Ortiz, Kelsey    Life Span Institute    State of Washington Office of Superintendent Identifying Evidence-Based Practices and Developing Technical Assistance and Professional Development Materials on Serving Students with Disabilities with Online Learning    $120,000
Leonard, Kevin    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Kansas Board of Regents    The Internet of Catalysis: Harnessing the Data Science for Catalyst Design    $115,286
Layzell, Anthony    Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Streambank Evaluation of the Cottonwood and Neosho Rivers above John Redmond Reservoir    $100,000
Allgeier, Alan    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering    Bond Biosciences Inc.    Development of Non-absorbable Therapeutic Agents    $100,000
Berkland, Cory    Pharmaceutical Chemistry    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Fistula Fix: Fistula Closure Device    $100,000
McCart, Amy Life Span Institute    Oklahoma State Department Of Education    OK Aware East    $99,760
Meng, Jingyao Kansas Geological Survey    Carbon Capture America    Geologic Site Screening and Data Collection for a Potential CCUS Project in Russell County, KS for Carbon America    $86,354
Barton, JaredAchievement & Assessment Institute / Social Welfare    Connecticut Department of Children & Families    Connecticut ROM FY 2021    $84,775
Subramaniam, Bala    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Origin Materials    Oxidation of Distributed Furanics from Renewable Resources – Phase 2    $82,500
Graham, Maryemma    EnglishIndiana University    Realizing Scholar-Curated Worksets for Analysis, Reuse & Discovery    $78,432
Schrock, StevenCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering / Transportation Center    Kansas Department of Transportation Providing Crash Data Analysis Services for the Kansas Department of Transportation 2021-2023    $74,999
Murray, MichaelPhysics & Astronomy    Northern Illinois University    5-D dual-readout calorimetry for the Next Generation of HEP Experiments    $73,661
Hale, Richard    Aerospace Engineering    Wichita State University    National Space Grant Consortium College and Fellowship – Opportunities in NASA STEAM FY 2020    $73,091
Kirkpatrick, Allison    Physics & Astronomy    Space Telescope Science Institute    Obscured CANDELS: Disentangling Obscuration around Supermassive Black Holes in the Distant Universe    $68,917
Allgeier, Alan  Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Danisco USA Inc.    Development of Process for Derivatization of Engineered Polysaccharides through Enzymatic Polymerization with Fatty Acids to the Corresponding Engineered Polysaccharide Esters    $64,632
Miller, Richard Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Preproposal for Study of Regional Arbuckle Properties in South Central Kansas Now and Planning for the Future    $61,700
Kastens, JudeKansas Biological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Kansas Real-Time Flood Mapping Tool Development    $61,000
Fuller, Randall English / Hall Center for the Humanities    National Endowment for the Humanities    Bright Circle: Five Remarkable Women in the Age of Transcendentalism    $60,000
Hedeman, Anne    History of Art / Hall Center for the Humanities  National Endowment for the Humanities    Gothic Manuscripts, 1320-1390 (FEL-273019)$60,000
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute    Illinois State Board of Education    Integrated Referral and Intake System (IRIS)    $53,395
Burkhardt, CrystalPharmacy Practice    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Remote Monitoring and Virtual Collaborative Care for Hypertension Control to Prevent Cognitive Decline    $53,101
Keshmiri, Shawn    Aerospace Engineering / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets    Kansas State University    GP-IN: SOARING: Sharing Opportunities, Approaches, and Resources in New Geo-teaching    $50,021
Kondyli, Alexandra    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    National Science Foundation    SCC-CIVIC-PG Track A: Connecting Underrepresented Youths with Employment Opportunities    $50,000
Girard, Jeffrey    Psychology / Life Span Institute    Carnegie Mellon University    Dyadic Behavior Informatics for Psychotherapy Process and Outcome    $47,075
Kondyli, Alexandra    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    City of Topeka  Design and Evaluation of Temporary Signs at Uncontrolled Intersections    $41,997
Azuma, Yoshiaki    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Targeting Mitotic Function of the PICH (Polo-like Kinase Interacting Checkpoint Helicase) for Novel Therapeutics of TNBC    $35,000
Hanson, Paul ChemistryAspira ChemicalSynthesis of Human Pin1 Inhibitors    $35,000
Xu, Liang    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Drug the Undruggable Musashi Oncoprotein by Fragment-based Drug Discovery    $35,000
Kastens, JudeKansas Biological Survey    Terrametrics Agriculture Inc.U.S. County Level Corn & Soybean Yield Modeling and Brazil & Argentina Soybean Yield Model Development & Implementation    $34,000
Stiles, James Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterGeorgia Institute of Technology    Software-Defined Rada Algorithm Development  $33,905
Crossfield, IanPhysics & AstronomySpace Telescope Science Institute    Exploring the Demographics of Exo-Neptunes: Atmospheric Characterization of a Cool Sub-Neptune from TESS    $31,995
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute    Early Impact Virginia    Digital Badging Enhancement    $26,606
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social Research United-We    The Status of Women in Kansas, Missouri and the Kansas City Area    $25,000
Siahaan, Teruna    Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center    Phrma Foundation    Non-Invasive Brain Delivery, Clearance, and Efficacy of Therapeutic Antibodies in Mice  $25,000
McCoy, Kelly  Kansas Fire & Rescue Training    U.S. Department of Homeland Security    State Fire Training Systems Grant - 2020    $20,000
Koch, Lisa    Transportation Center    Kansas Department of Transportation  Create Webinar Series Geared Toward Local Emerging Topics and Innovations    $19,698
Miller, Richard    Kansas Geological Survey    Oregon State University    Sampling Rock and Water to Improve Correlations between Above Ground and Below Ground Processes in the Konza Prairie Near Manhattan, KS    $18,262
Harris, Theodore    Kansas Biological Survey    City of Lawrence    High Frequency Water Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Monitoring in Clinton Lake, Kansas    $17,194
Chen, Yi Chun Journalism    KU Medical Center Research Institute    RADx-UP: Improving the Response of Local Urban and Rural Communities to Disparities in COVID-19 Testing  $16,730